Man dies after head-on horror crash

A MOTORIST has today died after he suffered serious head injuries in a two-vehicle collision.

Dave Gooderham

A MOTORIST has today died after he suffered serious head injuries in a two-vehicle collision.

The man was said to be a critical condition following the head-on crash near Long Melford on Saturday morning and needed to be rescued from his black Seat Ibiza.

A spokesman for Suffolk police this afternoon said the man, whose name and age has not been released, had died in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.


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Firefighters, police, two ambulance crews, three doctors and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene - just off the A134 in the small hamlet of Bridge Street, near Alpheton - shortly after 8.40am on Saturday.

Two people were reported to be seriously hurt and were trapped in the vehicles - a purple Mercedes and the Seat Ibiza - before being cut out by fire crews.

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Police are urging anyone who may have seen the Seat to come forward, in particular the driver of a British School of Motoring car who is thought to have passed the vehicle before the accident.

Anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 01473 613500.

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